South Jersey’s young people are lonelier than baby boomers, study finds

Young people in South Jersey are 50 percent more likely than older adults to report feeling socially isolated— and their use of social media might be why, according to a new study on South Jersey’s health needs by the Senator Walter Rand Institute for Public Affairs at Rutgers University–Camden. The Courier Post reports.

South Jersey loneliness — report finds strong link to overall health

Feeling lonely is heavily linked to poorer physical and mental health in South Jersey, and younger-aged residents are more likely to suffer from social isolation, according to a report released Monday by the Senator Walter Rand Institute for Public Affairs at Rutgers University-Camden. New Jersey 101.5 reports on the findings.

Philadelphia Business Journal: South Jersey’s most disconnected areas are also the most unhealthy

By Michelle Caffrey  – Reporter, Philadelphia Business Journal Oct 7, 2019, 4:45pm EDT   People living in the most rural and hard-to-reach areas of South Jersey are more likely to struggle with health problems, a new study out of Rutgers-Camden found after surveying thousands of residents in Burlington, Camden, Gloucester, Salem and Cumberland counties. Read the … Continue reading Philadelphia Business Journal: South Jersey’s most disconnected areas are also the most unhealthy

NJ Spotlight: Health Issues of Millennials in South Jersey Linked to Social Isolation

Lilo H. Stainton | October 7, 2019 | Health Care Study, published today, focuses on residents of Burlington, Camden, Cumberland, Gloucester and Salem counties   South Jersey residents who feel socially isolated are twice as likely to experience heart disease as those who are more connected to their community, three times more likely to report … Continue reading NJ Spotlight: Health Issues of Millennials in South Jersey Linked to Social Isolation

Bridgeton, Vineland, and Millville Clear the Streets for Child’s Play

Most children get excited about summer break. No school, no homework, no hassles. While free from a lot of the stresses of the school year, we hear of many kids who do little else but sit around and look at their electronic screens all day. Well, not anymore. Play Streets is here so no more … Continue reading Bridgeton, Vineland, and Millville Clear the Streets for Child’s Play